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Germany Demographics Profile 2013

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Population81,147,265 (July 2013 est.)
Age structure0-14 years: 13.1% (male 5,435,658/female 5,155,065)
15-24 years: 10.8% (male 4,457,412/female 4,267,366)
25-54 years: 42% (male 17,268,604/female 16,786,146)
55-64 years: 13.3% (male 5,354,690/female 5,469,884)
65 years and over: 20.9% (male 7,360,711/female 9,591,729) (2013 est.)
Dependency ratiostotal dependency ratio: 52 %
youth dependency ratio: 19.9 %
elderly dependency ratio: 32.1 %
potential support ratio: 3.1 (2013)
Median agetotal: 45.7 years
male: 44.7 years
female: 46.8 years (2013 est.)
Population growth rate-0.19% (2013 est.)
Birth rate8.37 births/1,000 population (2013 est.)
Death rate11.17 deaths/1,000 population (2013 est.)
Net migration rate0.89 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2013 est.)
Urbanizationurban population: 74% of total population (2010)
rate of urbanization: 0% annual rate of change (2010-15 est.)
Major cities - populationBERLIN (capital) 3.438 million; Hamburg 1.786 million; Munich 1.349 million; Cologne 1.001 million (2009)
Sex ratioat birth: 1.06 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 1.05 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 1.05 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 1.03 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 0.98 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.76 male(s)/female
total population: 0.97 male(s)/female (2013 est.)
Mother's mean age at first birth28.9
note: Data are based on events and not on fertility rates. Data refer to first birth within current marriage. (2010 est.)
Infant mortality ratetotal: 3.48 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 3.78 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 3.17 deaths/1,000 live births (2013 est.)
Life expectancy at birthtotal population: 80.32 years
male: 78.04 years
female: 82.72 years (2013 est.)
Total fertility rate1.42 children born/woman (2013 est.)
Contraceptive prevalence rate66.2%
note: percent of women aged 18-49 (2005)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate0.1% (2009 est.)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS67,000 (2009 est.)
HIV/AIDS - deathsfewer than 1,000 (2009 est.)
Drinking water sourceimproved:
urban: 100% of population
rural: 100% of population
total: 100% of population (2010 est.)
Sanitation facility accessimproved:
urban: 100% of population
rural: 100% of population
total: 100% of population (2010 est.)
Nationalitynoun: German(s)
adjective: German
Ethnic groupsGerman 91.5%, Turkish 2.4%, other 6.1% (made up largely of Greek, Italian, Polish, Russian, Serbo-Croatian, Spanish)
ReligionsProtestant 34%, Roman Catholic 34%, Muslim 3.7%, unaffiliated or other 28.3%
LanguagesGerman
Literacydefinition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 99%
male: 99%
female: 99% (2003 est.)
School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education)total: 16 years
male: 16 years
female: 16 years (2006)
Education expenditures5.1% of GDP (2009)
Maternal mortality rate7 deaths/100,000 live births (2010)
Children under the age of 5 years underweight1.1% (2006)
Health expenditures11.1% of GDP (2011)
Physicians density3.689 physicians/1,000 population (2010)
Hospital bed density8.3 beds/1,000 population (2010)
Obesity - adult prevalence rate25.1% (2008)

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of February 21, 2013